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How Can Anxiety Medication Affect My Skin

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 9, 2022 2:21:29 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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In some of the most stressful seasons of your life, a poorly timed breakout is the icing on the cake. We’ve come to some consensus that emotions affect the health and appearance of our skin—what about anxiety medication and other antidepressants? 

Learn more about antidepressant side effects and dermatological treatment options by reading our latest blog.

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Rash Treatment: When It's Time To See a Dermatologist for a Skin Rash

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 23, 2022 10:25:09 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes, Rash Treatment

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Mysterious itchy, red bumps on the skin are a telltale sign of a skin rash. Rashes are common skin conditions, and most are mild. However, others can be severe and even life-threatening if undiagnosed and untreated. 

At the Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC, our expert staff, guided by dermatologists Dr. Michele Maouad and Dr. Rola Gharib, has 20+ years of medical experience providing treatment for all types of skin conditions, including skin rashes. Continue reading to learn more about when it’s time to seek rash treatment from a dermatologist.

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How to Improve Teen Acne and When to Visit a Dermatologist

[fa icon='calendar'] Jan 25, 2022 10:54:46 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes, skin care, acne treatment

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While acne can occur at any stage of life, it is most common during the teenage years. Acne, a broad term for whiteheads, blackheads and pimples, affects an estimated 85 percent of teenagers and young adults. In teenagers, acne is more prevalent in males, while in young adults, it is more prevalent in females.

Even though teen acne is common, it can be devastating, especially for those who suffer from severe cases. If your teenager is embarrassed or upset about their acne, there are various ways you and your dermatologist can help. Continue reading to learn more about improving teen acne and when it's time to visit a dermatologist. 

 

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Does Diet Affect Acne?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jul 7, 2021 1:18:00 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Did you grow up avoiding greasy foods like french fries, sugary snacks like chocolate because you feared they would cause acne? Over the years, research has constantly changed, and the topic of diet-related acne is still very unclear. While there is no clear answer of whether or not diet has a clear connection to breakouts, you should be conscious of what you consume and how it might affect your skin health. Read on to learn more.

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What Skin Type Do I Have?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 16, 2021 11:10:54 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes, skin care, Aging, skincare routine, skin type

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Did you know that everyone has a different skin type? The type of skin you have affects how it reacts to different environments and products because everyone has different needs. Understanding your skin type is vital to skin health and makes it easier to find a skin routine that works best for you. 

One way to determine your skin type is by washing your face with lukewarm water and refraining from adding products to it. In an hour, you should be able to assess your skin type. Keep reading below to figure out which characteristics describe your skin type.

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Alternatives to Treating Acne Without Taking Medication

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 24, 2021 12:02:26 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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If you are struggling with stubborn breakouts, you are not alone. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, approximately 50 million Americans are affected by acne each year, making it the most common skin condition in the United States. Acne usually begins in puberty, but it can occur at any stage of life.

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Rashes Are Not All Alike

[fa icon='calendar'] Jan 13, 2021 1:05:26 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Rashes are abnormal changes in the color and texture of the skin. They are often the result of skin inflammation and can cause the skin to become bumpy, scaly, itchy or red and irritated. Sometimes, rashes even appear as blotches, welts or painful blisters.

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How to Avoid Acne from COVID-19 Preventive Face Masks

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 26, 2020 2:14:04 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic, face masks have become a daily part of our routines. Many states require them for public health and personal safety -- and it doesn’t look like that will be changing any time in the foreseeable future. Whether it is wearing masks at work, shopping at the grocery store, or running errands, the time spent wearing a medical, paper or cloth mask against the skin on your face can add up, thus causing skincare issues to flare-up. 

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Acne Scars: Can I Minimize Their Appearance?

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 6, 2020 9:28:24 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Is scarring from acne making you feel self-conscious or embarrassed about your skin?  You are not alone.  Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States.  It is characterized by pimples that appear on the face, back and chest.  Every year, about 80 percent of adolescents have some form of acne and about 5 percent of adults experience acne.  Treating acne is a relatively slow process; there is no overnight remedy.   

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Skin Care Tips for the Winter

[fa icon='calendar'] Dec 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes, Cosmetic Procedures, skin care

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Baby, it’s cold outside, but that doesn’t mean your skin needs to suffer! As winter approaches, you need to be mindful of your skincare routine. It’s hard to think “tis’ the season to be jolly” when you’re figuring out how to alleviate your dry and itchy skin, right?

Not a problem! The Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC, is here to guide you to help you winterize your skincare routine. Read below to find out more. 

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